London: Printed for J. Wright, and sold by J. Roberts, 1737, 1737. First edition. Griffith 443; Foxon P-896; NCBEL II, 507. Edges a little rubbed; fine, large copy.. Folio, 20th century maroon half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. Parallel English and Latin texts. An imitation of an ode by Horace in which the poet reflects on his advancing age and urges Venus to leave him be: 'Ah spare me Venus! let me, let me rest! / I am not now, alas, the man / as in the gentle Reign of My Queen Anne." (Inventory #: 27109)
English & American Literature, Americana, First Editions, Bibliography
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